CME Program on Geriatric Care

Date: 5th January, 2013

Venue: The Mini Auditorium, St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore

Event: The CME program conducted by the Department of Community Medicine was based on the theme "Working models in Geriatrics - experiences from the field". There were about 24 speakers/discussants/chairpersons and 76 participants, all with an interest in working with older / elderly people.

Some of the international faculty included Dr Joe Verghese, alumnus (1983) and currently Professor of Neurology and Geriatrics at Albert Einstein Medical College, NY, USA., Dr Fred Sherman, Professor of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, Dr Kumar Belani, Alumnus (1968) and Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota, and Dr Marian Kamath, Alumnus (1967), Family and Geriatrics practitioner, NY. This was in addition to distinguished local faculty from St John’s Medical College Hospital and other organizations.